Passenger Seriously Injured After Being Thrown Across Creek In Motorcycle Crash
Morrison, CO — A motorcycle rider in Morrison was seriously injured after being thrown across Bear Creek following a crash in the early evening on Tuesday, July 9.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, authorities responded to a call around 5:41 p.m. reporting that a motorcycle, driven by 37-year-old Jeffrey MacIntyre, had crashed off of Highway 74 after hitting the guardrail.
MacIntyre himself suffered only minor injuries. His passenger, 33-year-old Stephanie Weimar, was thrown across Bear Creek and suffered serious injuries. Rescue teams had to create a complicated rope system in order to cross the creek and get to Weimar, who was transported to the hospital where she remains in critical condition.
Although the crash is still under investigation, the CSP has stated that speed was a likely cause.
Source: The Denver Channel
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